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This is how protesters plan to take on the Federal Reserve

Main Street activists and community groups plan to turn up the pressure on the Federal Reserve at an annual conference...

08/11/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Full Employment for All: The Social and Economic Benefits of Race and Gender Equity in Employment

How much stronger could the economy be if everyone who wanted a job could find one—regardless of race, ethnicity, or...

08/10/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Black Unemployment Dips to 7-Year Low

The Black unemployment rate tumbled to 9.1 percent in July, the lowest rate for Black workers in seven years, according...

08/10/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Progressive Groups Go On The Offensive Against A Fed Interest Rate Hike

Progressive groups are launching a national campaign this week to pressure the Federal Reserve not to raise interest...

08/10/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Will last-minute work soon be history?

When Russell Miller worked at Abercrombie, one of his days each week had to be an on-call day.  He wouldn’t know if he’...

08/7/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

Progressive Activists Keep Up Campaign to Thwart Rate Rises

NEW YORK—A group of activists lobbying the Federal Reserve to hold off on raising interest rates is pressing its...

08/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Steve Forbes: 'Tax-and-Spend Fever' Is Breaking Out Over Highway Fund

Steve Forbes, editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, isn't too impressed with proposals in Congress to finance transportation...

07/31/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Dallas Fed Struggles to Fill Fisher’s Big Shoes

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is taking its time picking a new president, leaving the position vacant for more...

07/30/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

Fed more upbeat on economy, unclear on timing of rate hike

The Federal Reserve offered a slightly more upbeat assessment of the economy but provided little insight into when it...

07/29/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

The Fed Just Inched Closer To Raising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday that it will keep interest rates at or near zero for now, but implied it...

07/29/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

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